The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Mixed Veterinary Surgeon to join our wonderful team at Athlone Veterinary Hospital. The role will include a mix of small animal surgery and consults and tb testing. You will be working a 5-day week including OOH’s and 1 in 5 weekends with a half-day in lieu of a weekend worked.

The salary will be up to 60,000 depending on experience.

About Us

Athlone Veterinary Hospital is a mixed practice in Athlone (SA/LA/Eq). We offer all mod cons including but not limited to, haematology and biochem machine, digital X-ray, ultrasound. We are a highly motivated team with a great support network. Located in the centre of Ireland, Athlone boasts loads of great history, food, views, and more. Located on the River Shannon, approximately 1 hour from Dublin and Galway.

We have 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 2 Registered Veterinary Nurses, and 4 Support Staff. The new candidate will be guided through their first year by the support vets and staff. We have a very welcoming practice with a great sense of comradery, and we are passionate about what we do.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a VCI registered Veterinary Surgeon with excellent communication skills and a desire to practice good medicine and surgery. Experience in a similar role is preferred but not necessary. Our ideal candidate demonstrates the ability to work as part of a team and be a good team player.

Benefits – Subject to Pro Rata:

  • €1,300 CPD allowance and 5 days CPD days
  • Leadership Academy for all our future leaders and Clinical Directors
  • Funding of any Certs / Diploma’s / PhD’s
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • VDS Membership paid
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to PRSA
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Industry leading Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Career progression opportunities
  • As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

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